Suspect Makes Brief Escape While Being Taken To Court

UPDATED: Wednesday August 28, 2013 2:41 PM

Columbus police say a suspect briefly escaped while being transported to the Franklin County courthouse Wednesday morning.

The suspect, identified as Jack Smith, fled from authorities on foot.

He was captured in the area of South High Street and Livingston Avenue a short time later.

Smith was in court for multiple theft charges.

An escape charge is now pending.

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